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Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

 (CNN) -- Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.
Winter Olympics skating on thin ice?

Winter Olympics skating on thin ice?

 (CNN) -- The International Olympic Committee is set to hold urgent talks over the future of the Winter Olympics following the Sochi Games' exorbitant cost.
The last words she spoke to Nathan Cirillo

The last words she spoke to Nathan Cirillo

 (CNN) -- Thousands lined the streets on Friday as the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo began its final journey home.
Ebola: Latest developments in US, world

Ebola: Latest developments in US, world

A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly virus. And a military response team begins training.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

 LONDON (CNN) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
Canada Parliament shooting: How it unfolded

Canada Parliament shooting: How it unfolded

Canadians feared this day, hoping it would never come but also knowing the odds probably weren't in their favor either.

Canada shooting: ISIS link?

Ottawa remains on alert following a deadly and chaotic morning in and around Canada's Parliament building. The attack began with the killing of a Canadian soldier at the nearby War Memorial.
Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.
Multiple shooters reported in Canada attack

Multiple shooters reported in Canada attack

A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he and another soldier stood guard at Canada's Parliament war memorial Wednesday. Details are emerging as authorities try to secure the government building in Ottawa.

Ebola: new travel restrictions

New flight restrictions will go into effect Wednesday requiring any one traveling from the Ebola plagued countries of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to land at one of five U.S. airports where enhanced screening measures are now in place.
World's best airport bike paths

World's best airport bike paths

 (CNN) -- Bicycles and airplanes might not seem like the greatest travel partners. Yet two wheels and two wings can co-exist in surprisingly beautiful ways.
5 ways Oscar de la Renta was a pop icon

5 ways Oscar de la Renta was a pop icon

 (CNN) -- Oscar de la Renta was far from just a fashion designer.
Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

 (CNN) -- Like any major city, Amsterdam has world class museums crammed with classic art works that visitors will drop major money to see.
Total CEO dies in plane crash

Total CEO dies in plane crash

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, the company said.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.